From the Top

From the Top Live with Host Christopher O’Riley

Sunday, January 17 at 3 p.m. at Kodak Hall at Eastman Theatre

One of the most popular classical music programs on the radio, From the Top, is coming to Rochester on January 17 to record its show before a live audience at Kodak Hall at Eastman Theatre. Join the RPO for an afternoon of amazing performances and captivating personal stories of young musicians from Rochester and around the country. Hosted by Christopher O’Riley with conductor Ward Stare. Tickets start at $15 and can be purchased online at RPO.org or by calling 454-2100

Christopher O'Riley

Ward Stare

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From the Top celebrates the energy of America's kids and the power of classical music through broadcasts, live events, education programs, and more.

Hosted by acclaimed pianist Christopher O’Riley, each one-hour broadcast presents five high-caliber performances along with interviews, sketches and games, revealing the heart and soul behind extraordinary young musicians. From the Top is taped before live audiences in concert halls from Boston to Honolulu.

When and where to tune-in

Sundays at 5pm on Classical 91.5

Available On-Demand

Currently on From the Top

Sundays at 5:00 p.m.

This month we'll visit Colorado, Georgia, Indiana and Montana, and hear some great music on the way. We'll meet a 12 year old pianist mastering Schumann, and a young organist who's love for music got him into a bit of trouble with his local library.

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Recently on From the Top

Sunday, November 1st (All day)
Sundays at 5:00 p.m.

In this month's highlights show (11/22) From the Top will include multi-talented American composer Gunther Schuller. Be sure not to miss it.

Sunday, November 1st (All day)
Sundays at 5:00 p.m.

In this month's highlights show (11/22) From the Top will include multi-talented American composer Gunther Schuller. Be sure not to miss it.

Sundays at 5:00 p.m.

From the Top takes us to Colorado, Texas, Pennsylvania and to Interlochen this month. Also highlighted are top performances from the past few seasons, as well as a performance of Brahms' Trio in B Major by Trio Largo Verde.

Sundays at 5:00 p.m.

Join From the Top in Washington, D.C. this month to celebrate a ten-year partnership with the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation. From the Top will also be visiting Boston, the Chautauqua Institution and San Jose State University.